Getting excited for spring and summer!

winter snow at Willow-Witt Ranch
Getting excited for spring and summer! Written on March 7, 2021. Posted in At The Ranch. There is still snow on the ground at Willow-Witt Ranch, but we at The Crest are getting excited for all...

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Gearing Up for Spring

geese walking on snow
Gearing Up for Spring Written on February 1, 2021. Posted in At The Ranch. Somehow we are already preparing for spring! Outdoor School, summer camps and exciting volunteer programs are all in the...

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Turtle Trot 2020

Turtle Trot 5k trail race route map
From August 1-September 7, 2020 you can come join our 1st Annual 5k trail adventure race, Turtle Trot 2020, a fundraiser for The Crest, our place-based educational organization at Willow-Witt Ranch....

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Camas In Bloom

Camas in bloom, photo by Walter Siegmund
In our wetlands, the camas lilies are in bloom. These are a particularly special flower: they have been an important food source for Takelma, Shasta and Athabaskan peoples in this region since time...

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Self-Guided Wetland Interpretive Trail

The Crest at Willow-Witt Ranch trail map
Developed thanks to a generous grant from Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District. Looking for a safe, fun, and educational adventure near Ashland? Check out our new self-guided wetland interpretive...

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The Crest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

The Crest nonprofit organization relies on donations to support youth programs and give community groups the chance to experience the wonders of nature to learn about and feel a connection to the natural world. Please consider contributing to this natural legacy by making a tax-deductible donation.


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Ashland OR 97520

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